Learn to scuba dive in North Sulawesi
From beginner to advanced courses
Lumbalumba Resort in Manado offers a whole range of PADI scuba dive courses. From experiences (PADI Discover Scuba Diving), beginner (PADI Open Water Course) and more advanced courses (PADI Advanced Open Water & PADI Rescue Course) to professional PADI Divemaster courses. All these dive course are taught by our multilingual team of PADI Instructors. Courses can be done in English, Dutch, German and Indonesian. You can already start learning dive theory online at home with the PADI e-learning system. Do your theory independently in the comfort of your own home and immediately start your in-water training when you arrive at Lumbalumba. No need to spend holiday time in the classroom.
Practice your dive skills in the best environment
Lumbalumba Resort has state of the art dive rental equipment that is regularly serviced by a trained professional, your safety is our first priority. We are using Aqualung BCD’s & regulators for the most comfort & best safety while you are learning and diving with our professional dive instructors. For fins you can choose from full foot fins or open heel fins with dive booties, for each their own personal preference & size.
Our infinity pool is a purposely designed pool for scuba dive courses and confined water skills. The pool has solid steps on one side for an easy entry, a shallow 1,30m part to start with your first skills and a huge 2,5m deep end where you can fine tune your buoyancy skills. All that in the most beautiful, tropical environment you can only dream off.
Our private harbor and house reef is the perfect place to start your open water adventure. The shallow sandy patches in our harbor are ideal to start practicing the skills you’ve learned in confined water. From there you start exploring a bit deeper and discover the corals & fish that call our house reef home. From there we take you to Manado Bay and Bunaken National Park to continue your adventure.